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  • Bus Engine Fire Closes Major Station For 18 Hours
    May 8, 2017
    Bus Engine Fire Closes Major Station For 18 Hours
    A bus engine fire at the Gloucester Green bus station in central Oxford, England, closed this heavily used bus stop for 18 hours. The bus burst into flames while being moved - fort...
  • Damaging Fume Hood Fire At Medical School Triggers 3 Alarm Response
    March 15, 2017
    Damaging Fume Hood Fire At Medical School Triggers 3 Alarm Response
    In describing the cause of a 3-alarm fire at the Stanford University Medical School, the deputy fire chief of the Palo Alto Fire Department said “it appears the fire started ...
  • New Fire Protection Systems Market Overview Now Available
    February 13, 2017
    New Fire Protection Systems Market Overview Now Available
    A just-published report by Zion Market Research shows that the global fire protection systems market is likely to witness a huge positive growth worldwide. This is attributed to an...
  • Students On Ski Trip Make Lucky Escape From Bus
    January 10, 2017
    Students On Ski Trip Make Lucky Escape From Bus
    A dramatic bus engine fire abruptly ended a ski trip for a group of Belgian students who were lucky to escape safely. Fast thinking by the driver got the bus evacuated shortly befo...
  • Owners Trying To Save Business After CNC Machine Fire
    November 21, 2016
    Owners Trying To Save Business After CNC Machine Fire
    A fire originating in a CNC machine has devastated a small business in Berkshire, England. 50 fire fighters were dispatched to fight a fire in a manufacturing facility where X-ray ...
  • This Fire Didn’t Need to Force Target Store to Close
    March 3, 2016
    This Fire Didn’t Need to Force Target Store to Close
    How much business did this Target retail store in Wisconsin, U.S., lose by closing for 4 hours due to a fire that could have been quickly extinguished with minimal damage? And how ...
  • This Bus Fire Quickly Got Too Big for the Driver to Handle
    August 3, 2015
    This Bus Fire Quickly Got Too Big for the Driver to Handle
    Fortunately, this bus engine fire in downtown Luxembourg caused no injuries thanks to fast action by the driver who got everyone out. But his efforts to put the fire out with a han...
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Videos

View Firetec fixed installation fire system and FireDETEC® compact fire suppression system videos.

ELECTRICAL CABINET<br />
FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM

ELECTRICAL CABINET
FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM

See how quickly the FireDETEC automatic fire suppression system for electrical cabinet fire protection can detect and suppress a fire.

COMMERCIAL KITCHEN<br />
FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM

COMMERCIAL KITCHEN
FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM

See how quickly the FireDETEC automatic fire suppression system for commercial kitchen fire protection can detect and suppress a fire.

About ROTAREX

About ROTAREX

Rotarex, the parent company of Firetec, develops innovative gas control products such as the Firetec total flooding gas fire protection systems and FireDETEC automatic fire suppression systems.

BUS ENGINE<br />
FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM

BUS ENGINE
FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM

See how quickly the FireDETEC automatic fire suppression system for vehicle engine fire protection can detect and suppress a fire.